LDS Young Men

Facebook: The Bishop was stunned.

Posted in Online by ldsym on October 13, 2008

I gave a fireside for a neighboring stake last night on New Media, we focused mostly on Facebook   It was a lot of fun.    The chapel was filled with youth.   I asked how many were on Facebook, a good 80 percent of the kids raised their hands!  This is an affluent, educated area, and I was thinking maybe half would raise their hands, but even I was shocked at the high number of kids who Facebook.

After the fireside I was talking to a local Bishop, he said he was stunned at how many kids raised their hands.   He said he has been considering getting on Facebook for a while and now, after seeing how pervasive it is,  was convinced he needed to do it now.


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  1. Mark LDS games said, on December 14, 2011 at 10:33 pm

    Not at all surprising! When Pres Hinkley died, the youth of the church tweeted and facebooked it all over. No surprises.

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